Romney son stumps for dad in Washington state

Tri-Cities HeraldFebruary 22, 2012 

KENNEWICK — The last time Kristen Jenson of Richland saw Josh Romney, he was just 1 and she was baby-sitting him and his older brothers, she said Tuesday after meeting him again as he campaigned for his father in Kennewick.

Josh Romney, 36, visited the Tri-Cities, urging about 130 people who attended the event at the Country Gentleman restaurant to show up at the Washington caucuses March 3 to support his father, Mitt Romney, for the Republican nomination for president.

"A small group can have tremendous power," said Josh Romney, the third of Mitt Romney's five sons, as he encouraged people to recruit others to support his father at the caucuses.

He didn't mention any of the other candidates for the Republican nomination by name, but had plenty to say about President Obama.

Beating Obama is one of two key issues for voters to consider, he said, and Mitt Romney's the candidate who makes the Obama campaign the most nervous, he said.

"We're going to win the nomination," he said, before he was interrupted by applause. "Then we are going to make him face his record."

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